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Decolonizing Foreign Language Education The Misteaching of English and Other Colonial Languages

Decolonizing Foreign Language Education: The Misteaching of English and Other Colonial Languages

1st Edition

Edited By Donaldo Macedo
January 09, 2019

Decolonizing Foreign Language Education interrogates current foreign language and second language education approaches that prioritize white, western thought. Edited by acclaimed critical theorist and linguist Donaldo Macedo, this volume includes cutting-edge work by a select group of critical ...

Howard Zinn on Democratic Education

Howard Zinn on Democratic Education

1st Edition

By Howard Zinn, Donaldo Macedo
March 25, 2008

Perhaps no other historian has had a more profound and revolutionary impact on American education than Howard Zinn. This is the first book devoted to his views on education and its role in a democratic society. Howard Zinn on Democratic Education describes what is missing from school textbooks and...

Uncommon Sense From the Writings of Howard Zinn

Uncommon Sense: From the Writings of Howard Zinn

1st Edition

By Howard Zinn, Dean Birkenkamp, Wanda Rhudy
April 30, 2009

Why Howard Zinn has become one of the most important and influential American historians is perhaps nowhere more evident than in this new book. Few social critics have been as inspiring as the ever-hopeful Zinn and, unlike many historians, Zinn turns historical details toward deeper observations on...

Dear Paulo Letters from Those Who Dare Teach

Dear Paulo: Letters from Those Who Dare Teach

1st Edition

By Sonia Nieto
June 30, 2008

Dear Paulo: Letters from Those Who Dare Teach is a heartfelt response from teachers, academics, and community workers to the work of the internationally renowned educator and author Paulo Freire. From newly minted teachers terrified of facing their first day in the classroom to seasoned academics ...

Decolonizing Educational Research From Ownership to Answerability

Decolonizing Educational Research: From Ownership to Answerability

1st Edition

By Leigh Patel
December 02, 2015

Decolonizing Educational Research examines the ways through which coloniality manifests in contexts of knowledge and meaning making, specifically within educational research and formal schooling. Purposefully situated beyond popular deconstructionist theory and anthropocentric perspectives, the ...

Culture and Power in the Classroom Educational Foundations for the Schooling of Bicultural Students

Culture and Power in the Classroom: Educational Foundations for the Schooling of Bicultural Students

2nd Edition

By Antonia Darder
January 30, 2012

This is a timely second edition of the enormously significant book which changed how teachers and community activists view their own practice. This edition concludes with personal essays by teachers, professors, and community activists explaining the direct impact which Culture and Power in the ...

Daring to Dream Toward a Pedagogy of the Unfinished

Daring to Dream: Toward a Pedagogy of the Unfinished

1st Edition

By Paulo Freire, Donaldo Macedo, Ana Maria Araujo Freire
July 30, 2007

-- New from the author of the million-selling Pedagogy of the Oppressed -- In an era when teachers and states are resisting high-stakes testing, this new book from world-renowned author Paulo Freire could not be more timely. Freire's uplifting message u...

Latinization of U.S. Schools Successful Teaching and Learning in Shifting Cultural Contexts

Latinization of U.S. Schools: Successful Teaching and Learning in Shifting Cultural Contexts

1st Edition

By Jason Irizarry
September 30, 2011

Fueled largely by significant increases in the Latino population, the racial, ethnic, and linguistic texture of the United States is changing rapidly. Nowhere is this 'Latinisation' of America more evident than in schools. The dramatic population growth among Latinos in the United States has not ...

Hegemony of English

Hegemony of English

1st Edition

By Donaldo Macedo, Bessie Dendrinos, Panayota Gounari
August 27, 2003

'[P]erhaps the best analysis of the English-only movement in the US and the ramifications worldwide of language policies favouring English ...It displays a dazzling grasp of the many meanings of language and the politics that underlie language policy and educational discourse.' Stanley Aronowitz, ...

How Children Learn Getting Beyond the Deficit Myth

How Children Learn: Getting Beyond the Deficit Myth

1st Edition

By Terese Fayden
May 01, 2005

The inspirational stories of young learners in this book discredit assumptions behind recent educational reforms, including high stakes testing and No Child Left Behind policies. The experiences of the American Indian children and the author, a kindergarten teacher, challenge the widely held ...

Paulo Freire and the Curriculum

Paulo Freire and the Curriculum

1st Edition

By Georgios Grollios, Henry A. Giroux, Panayota Gounari, Donaldo Macedo
January 30, 2015

How can Paulo Freire s progressive and vital contributions to curriculum planning can be made more relevant today for educators, policy makers and anybody involved in education? This book provides a necessary framework as it articulates significant questions. The first deals with Freire s positions...

Pedagogy of Commitment

Pedagogy of Commitment

1st Edition

By Paulo Freire
October 30, 2014

This first English translation of Pedagogy of Commitment takes readers deep into the acts and meaning of living a life of community and social commitment. Paulo Friere discusses how, for teachers specifically, this commitment is not only to students, to the underprivileged, or to the education of ...

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